Daewoo Antitrust Claims Survive In LG Washer IP Suit

Law360, New York (March 30, 2010, 6:59 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has declined to dismiss antitrust counterclaims brought by Daewoo Electronics Corp. in LG Electronics Inc.'s patent infringement suit against several rivals in the washing machine industry.

Daewoo adequately pled its allegations that LG procured the patents-in-suit by defrauding the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Judge Joel A. Pisano of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware said in a Monday order denying LG's dismissal motion.

The two companies have been at odds since November 2008, when LG accused Daewoo and several...
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